Born in Ireland to an English language teacher and having spent part of her early childhood living in Florence Italy, Rebecca developed a love for education, travel and multiculturalism.
She pursued this passion for education and completed a Bachelor’s degree in English literature from University College Cork. After completing her Bachelors degree, Rebecca developed an interest in human behaviour and pursued this interest by completing a Postgraduate degree in Psychology from University College Cork.
During her studies, Rebecca gained dynamic professional experience, such as, providing support to children experiencing homelessness, supporting young people with intellectual disabilities and researching young people’s attitudes towards mental health.
She has also volunteered with mental health organisations where she taught emotional intelligence workshops to students in primary schools across Ireland.
After completion of her studies, Rebecca decided to foster her love for multiculturalism and returned to Italy. She has obtained her TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate in Ireland.
Rebecca is passionate about the power of education and supporting students to reach their full potential.
Rebecca has been part of the St. Philip School community since April 2023.